First exascale supercomputer to be built in the US

The supercomputer will be called Aurora and Intel is aiming to deliver it by 2021. Aurora will apply AI and high-performance computing to "areas such as cancer research and climate modeling.

The Supercomputer, Modeled After the Human Brain, Is Up and Running

After a decade of development, a million-core version of the machine that will eventually be able to simulate up to a billion neurons, The SpiNNaker supercomputer, was switched on earlier this month.

Russia Boasts Compact Deploy-Anywhere Supercomputer

The compute module is said to provide record capacity for the space industry as well as the defense and industrial complex, using 40 percent less electricity than comparable solutions.

A New Supercomputer Is the World's Fastest Brain-Mimicking Machine

Since 2016, SpiNNaker has been simulating neuron activity using 500,000 core processors, but the upgraded machine has twice that capacity. Now it has the capacity to perform 200 quadrillion actions simultaneously.

Scientists Create Quantum Life on Five-Qubit IBM Computer

Spanish researchers claim they have successfully mimicked Darwinian evolution using a quantum computer.

Future Supercomputer Will Help Us Tackle Nuclear Fusion

“Accelerated Deep Learning Discovery in Fusion Energy Science” is one projects for the Aurora supercomputer which will be operational by 2021 and will perform 1 billion billion calculations per second.

Computers for Mimicking Human Brain

A computer built to mimic the brain's neural networks produces similar results to that of the best brain-simulation supercomputer software currently used for neural-signaling research.

The world’s most powerful supercomputer

US engineers have just unveiled Summit, a supercomputer which is capable, at peak performance, of 200 petaflops—200 million billion calculations a second.

Japan Will Deploy the World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer Dedicated to Fusion Science

The Cray XC50 supercomputer's mission is to advance nuclear fusion research and development.

The future of exascale computing

The field of competitors looking to bring exascale-capable computers to the market is a crowded one, but the United States and China continue to be the ones that most eyes are on.

UK supercomputer storage expands making it the world’s largest

Jasmin network supercomputer storage expands to 20PB of Panasas scale-out NAS, which has helped to cut analysis times for environmental data from days to hours.

A Supercomputer Dreamed Up a Bird-Like Airplane Wing

Inspired by evolution in nature, Danish engineers used supercomputing to design a wing structure that resembles the interior of a bird’s wing or beak.

IBM's computing power will tackle the world's biggest problems

IBM’s Science for Social Good program will use AI, cloud and deep science to solve global challenges.

Bristol and Bath to build world’s largest ARM-based supercomputer

The University of Bristol is leading a £3m project to build the world’s largest ARM-based supercomputer.

EU hails new Airbus-size alliance for supercomputers

Seven European countries announced a joint initiative to acquire and deploy world-class high-performance computers. EuroHPCEuroHPC aims to deploy so-called exascale computers that are capable of at least 10 to the 18th power calculations per second.